PamiTC Job Board - Posting Details

Title: Postdoctoral position in 3D scene understanding from video and audioPosted: October 7, 2015
Company/Institution: Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)
Location: Genova, Italy
Department: Visual Geometry and Modelling (VGM) Lab - PAVIS department

Description: Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) was established by the Italian government with the objective of promoting technological development and higher education in science and technology. In this framework, IIT is implementing a detailed scientific program based on integration across fundamental research and application. IIT's research endeavour focuses on high-tech and innovation, representing the forefront of technology with possible application from medicine to industry, computer science, robotics, life sciences and nanobiotechnologies.

The Visual Geometry and Modelling (VGM) Lab of the Pattern Analysis and Computer Vision department (PAVIS) is offering a Postdoc position. This call aims at consolidating VGM expertise in dynamic scene understanding from audio and video signals. The specific topics of research are related, but not limited to, the following areas:
  • Large scale 3D reconstruction
  • Motion segmentation/clustering
  • Object detection and pose estimation in multiple views
  • Room geometry reconstruction from audio and video signals
  • Microphones and range sensors self-calibration

Candidates to this position have a Ph.D. in computer vision and preferably 1-2 years of postdoc experience in computer vision, machine learning, signal processing, applied math or related areas. Evidence of top quality research on the above areas in the form of published papers is mandatory. Experience on sparse and manifold optimization, factorization methods, component analysis and big data processing is considered a plus for this application. Salary will be commensurate to qualification and experience and in line with other research Institutes in Europe.

Application Instructions: Complete application forms along with a curriculum vitae listing all publications (with a google scholar profile), a pdf of your most representative publications and a research statement describing your previous research experience and outlining its relevance to the above topics should be sent by email to pavis@iit.it quoting “IIT position BC 69954” in the email subject. Please also indicate 2 independent references in the CV or the email.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled but for full consideration please apply before October 15th, 2015.

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Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.